Tag: Mexico

Logistics, Process

Will Mexico Respond as U.S. Ratchets Up the Pressure on Steel Imports?

March 19, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In December U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and a dozen other colleagues sent a letter to the Biden administration’s national security advisor alleging Mexico, in breach of a trade deal it reached with the United States in […]

Logistics, Process

Mexico Supplants China as America’s Top Source of Imports, But the “World’s Factory” is Opening New Back Doors

February 8, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

For the first time in more than two decades, the United States imported more goods from Mexico than China, Census data revealed on Wednesday. This apparent world trade transformation, along with news of a more than 10% reduction in the […]


U.S. Senators Allege Mexico isn’t Living Up to Its Steel Trade Commitments

December 14, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

A surge in steel imports from Mexico hasn’t gone unnoticed by members of the U.S. Senate. Fourteen of them, led by Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), are urging the Biden administration to press the Mexican government to adhere […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Dispute Panel Rules for Looser Rules of Origin for Autos under the USMCA

January 13, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Biden went down Mexico way this week for a North American leaders summit with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and Canadian President Justin Trudeau, where they pledged to work together to forge stronger regional supply chains. Then […]


US, Mexico to Cooperate on Semiconductors, Electric Vehicles

September 13, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration’s massive investment in semiconductor production to push the integration of their supply chains and cooperate on expanding the production of electric vehicles through Mexico’s nationalized lithium industry, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

VW extends partial production stop in Mexico, union says

October 6, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen will extend a production stop at one of its segments in a plant at the central state of Puebla that produces the Jetta model from Oct. 6 to 15, a labor union document showed on Tuesday. It comes as […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Mexico warns of automaker exodus if vehicle content dispute not settled

August 25, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Mexico is warning that the U.S. interpretation of the revamped North American free trade deal that also includes Canada could push automakers to abandon the region due to cumbersome and costly content requirements. Luz Maria de la Mora, Mexico’s undersecretary […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Mexico to reopen auto factories, helping US carmakers struggling to recover from coronavirus shutdowns

May 13, 2020


As automakers prepare to restart U.S. manufacturing, potential parts shortages south of the border appear to have been diverted. Some Mexican auto factories are due to open as soon as Monday, in line with large U.S. assembly plants for the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worker safety fears linger in Mexico

May 6, 2020

Via: Automotive News

MEXICO CITY, May 6 (Reuters) – Workers at a Lear Corp. auto parts plant in northern Mexico that saw the worst-known coronavirus outbreak of any factory in the Americas are now bracing to be sent back to work. They just […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Trump’s restart of U.S. economy to hinge on Mexico, Canada help

April 17, 2020

Via: Automotive News

As President Donald Trump and his economic advisers look to start reopening the U.S. economy in May, a central question is emerging for companies with supply chains stretching across North America: What if Mexico and Canada don’t have the same […]

Design & Planning, Process, Regulations

GM Ignores Trump Call for US Jobs by Building Blazer in Mexico

June 22, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Just as U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening tariffs on imported autos, General Motors Co. plans to resurrect the Chevrolet Blazer, this time as a sleeker sport utility vehicle — made in Mexico. The new mid-size model — bigger than […]

Process, Production

Mexican auto exports rise 16% in April as production ramps up

May 9, 2017

Via: Automotive News

Mexico’s auto exports rose 16 percent in April compared with the same month a year earlier, and output was up 3.2 percent, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Monday. Mexico exported 228,810 vehicles and produced 278,173 vehicles in […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Delphi says automated work may come to U.S. from Mexico

February 3, 2017

Via: Automotive News

Delphi Automotive said that if it brings any manufacturing to the U.S. from Mexico, it is likely to be automated work, which has fewer jobs attached to it. Joe Massaro, Delphi chief financial officer, said that 90 percent of the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford owes suppliers payouts after Mexico car plant aborted

January 17, 2017

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co. is working on a plan to compensate parts makers that were preparing to supply the plant the company canceled last week and will return the land to the government of Mexico, an executive said. The foundation was […]

Process, R & D

Three Things I Learned in Mexico

January 10, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

As I fly back from a few days visiting manufacturing facilities in Mexico, I wanted to share three things I learned on the trip: Déjà vu – Parallel Between IT/India and Manufacturing/Mexico Companies are investing heavily in manufacturing in Mexico. […]


Trump praises Ford, Fiat for U.S. investments

January 9, 2017

Via: Automotive News

President-elect Donald Trump praised Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for announcing new investments in the U.S. after he made U.S. auto production a key part of his campaign. Ford announced last week it would abandon plans to build […]


Trump Can Claim Credit, But The Reason Ford Isn’t Moving Line To Mexico Isn’t Great News For U.S.

November 21, 2016

Via: Forbes

President-Elect Donald Trump’s promise to keep jobs in America is already bearing fruit, or so it would appear by his announcement Thursday night — on Twitter, of course — that Ford would not be moving some vehicle production to Mexico. “Just […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mexico auto sales shatter more records in September

October 7, 2016

Via: Automotive News

Light-vehicle sales in Mexico rose 18 percent in September to 131,443 vehicles, shattering previous records for the month and defying expectations that the market would cool off this year after a record 2015. Sales through September this year have increased […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Audi opens Mexico plant to build Q5

October 3, 2016

Via: Automotive News

After nearly four years of preparation after the site was selected, Audi AG officially opened its new assembly plant here to produce Q5 crossovers for global export. The $1.3 billion factory will have capacity to churn out 150,000 Q5 crossovers […]

Logistics, Process

Mexican supplier Tremec to establish U.S. plant, headquarters in suburban Detroit

June 17, 2016

Via: Automotive News

A Mexico City-based automotive supplier plans to invest $54 million to establish a manufacturing plant and U.S. headquarters in suburban Detroit, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said Thursday. Tremec Corp., a unit of Kuo Group, plans to lease and equip […]